1.2TB USB Drive idea


21 Jun 2002
Ok i have an idea and i dont see why it woudlent work but before i invest the money i want some opinion to make it better or stop me from messing up.

I have this cobalt cube case 7 1/2 inches L,W,H,

totaly striped the inside but i want to make it into a storage box.

4 port powered USB 2.0 HUB
Mini PSU in top,
4 300GB IDE Drives in it
4 IDE to USB adaptors,

make a mount for inside the cube for the hard drives and the PSU.
attach all 8 USB to IDE converters to the drives.
power the drives and plug all into USB hub.
USB hub into PC to see 4 hard Drives

would this work?????
any ideas or sugestions or anything is greatly appreciated
Sounds like a good idea to me. I don't see why it wouldn't work.
Don't spend the money on it. Just patent the idea and then sue however tries it. It worked for NTP and that small company that sued M$.
bad idea. I want all Drives to show up as one big drive. Screw 3 or 4 drives showing up.
bad idea - turn it into a server instead - costs about the same (?) useability - a great deal better... though I appreciate you may wish to move it about - you could do this with a server anyway...

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